Postoperative transvaginal tape mobilization in preventing voiding difficulty after tension-free vaginal tape procedures

@article{Chang2009PostoperativeTT,
  title={Postoperative transvaginal tape mobilization in preventing voiding difficulty after tension-free vaginal tape procedures},
  author={Wen-Chun Chang and B H Sheu and S. Joseph Huang and Meng-Tzung Wu and Wen-Chiung Hsu and Li-Yun Chou and D Z Chang},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={21},
  pages={229-233}
}
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of postoperative transvaginal tape mobilization (TM) in treating urinary retention after tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedures. A 3-0 Vicryl loop was made at the midpoint of the vaginal tape for tension adjustment. If urinary retention occurred postoperatively, TM was applied in the ward under local anesthesia. The TM procedure could be repeated until the patient voided well. Of the 80 women, five (6.3%) patients who had to void with… CONTINUE READING